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Recipes for a beautiful life : a memoir in stories, Rebecca Barry

Label
Recipes for a beautiful life : a memoir in stories
Title
Recipes for a beautiful life
Title remainder
a memoir in stories
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Barry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Writing with a delicate balance of humor and truth, critically acclaimed author Rebecca Barry reflects on motherhood, work, and marriage in her new memoir about trying to build a creative life. When Rebecca Barry and her husband moved to upstate New York to start their family, they wanted to be surrounded by natural beauty but close to a small urban center, doing work they loved, and plenty of time to spend with their kids. But living their dreams turned out not to be so simple: the lovely old house they bought had lots of character but also needed lots of repairs, they struggled to stay afloat financially, their children refused to sleep or play quietly, and the novel Rebecca had dreamed of writing simply wouldn't come to her. Recipes for a Beautiful Life blends heartwarming, funny, authentically told stories about the messiness of family life, a fearless examination of the anxieties of creative work, and sharp-eyed observations of the pressures that all women face. This is a story of a woman confronting her deepest fears: What if I'm a terrible mother? What if I'm not good at the work I love? What if my children never eat anything but peanut butter and cake? What if I go to sleep angry? It's also a story of the beauty, light, and humor that's around us, all the time--even when things look bleak, and using that to find your way back to your heart. Mostly, though, it is about the journey to building not just a beautiful life, but a creative one"--Publisher's website
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barry, Rebecca
Dewey number
  • 818/.603
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3602.A77758
LC item number
Z46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barry, Rebecca
  • Barry, Rebecca
  • Barry, Rebecca
  • Country life
  • Women authors, American
  • Creative ability
  • Women
  • Mothers
Label
Recipes for a beautiful life : a memoir in stories, Rebecca Barry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn892794576
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 297 pages
Isbn
9781416593362
Lccn
2014016718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892794576
Label
Recipes for a beautiful life : a memoir in stories, Rebecca Barry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn892794576
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 297 pages
Isbn
9781416593362
Lccn
2014016718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892794576

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